Policy and Finance Specialist, Natural Capital Project
Amy’s specialties include the Amazon region; REDD+ projects and policy; environmental service policy and markets; project design, management, monitoring, and evaluation; conservation finance; application of ecosystem service modeling; and scenario development.
As a science-policy specialist with the Natural Capital Project – a collaboration among Stanford University, the University of Minnesota, The Nature Conservancy, and the World Wildlife Fund – Amy works to develop tools and approaches that incorporate environmental services into decisions. Previously at the Amazon Conservation Association, Amy established an environmental services program, designed infrastructure mitigation and conservation projects, and developed a set of tools and methodologies for avoided deforestation carbon projects. She received her Master’s degree from Stanford University and a BA from Amherst College.